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Dive Review of Yaka Plongee, Dive Spirit/Raira Lagon, Havaiki in
French Polynesia/Rangiroa, Fakarava

Yaka Plongee, Dive Spirit/Raira Lagon, Havaiki, Mar, 2013,

by M. B., VA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 7316.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Utila, Tobago, Saba, BVI, Mexico, Fla Keys, Central Florida, Turks and Caicos,
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather dry Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 78 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 150 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions stay with group and divemaster
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Boats are zodiacs. Still, plenty of care taken, just no on boat facilities. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments Buy your plane ticket 9 months in advance - mine went up 500 bucks 6 months in advance and I am told this is pretty standard. Don't need to pay more than $900 from LA to Tahiti unless you wait.

And topside, spend some time on Tahiti - it is wonderful. Rent a car and drive around it. Stay on Tahiti Iti for a couple of nights. I hear the dive operation on Nuku Hiva has closed, so at the moment there is no way to go there and snorkel with the dolphins. But I still wish I had planned on staying longer than the 17 days I did stay, to go to the Marquesas.

Yaka Plongee's website is www.yakaplongeerangiroa.com; dive spirit is www.divespirit.com. the form would not allow me to put these 2 we ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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